Oct 3, 2012 7:00pm PDT
department was doing to keep them safe. >> the los angeles county sheriff's department teaches staff the best way to use social media to solve crime. >> you can go back to those writing classes with the understanding that you've got potential civil, criminal consequences for what you write. >> they warn writers not to use racially charged language. they must never post rumors. the instructor also teaches the importance of good relations with the citizens. >> you have to speak to them when there's not an emergency in order to build a following. so when the crisis happens, that you're there and you're able to help them and they know where to find you. >> through social media police gain the potential help of thousands of citizens, and as relations between police and the public improve, criminals have less room to maneuver. nhk world, los angeles. >> social media proving to be a helpful crime fighting tool there. >>> let's now get a check on weather conditions around the world. we've been keeping an eye on two storms in the west pacific. yesterday one storm was affecting people in the southern i
Oct 17, 2012 7:30am EDT
and their successes on "the road ahead" here on "newsline." >> people in los angeles are learning about one of japan's indigenous drinks. distilled from barley, rice, our sweet potatoes. there was an event organized in l.a. to promote beverage. 17 long-established makers are displaying about 50 types of shochu. each product has a unique flavor and aroma. >> i don't think they're exposed to it or know what it is. but those that i've met who have tried it really like it and enjoy it. >> translator: i'm confident that many americans will be enjoying shochu regularly within five years. >> representatives of the distilleries are serving their products to restaurant owners and retailers. they explain what's behind the aromas and describe the kinds of dishes that pair well with their shochu. >> time to check the weather around the world. let's turn to rachel ferguson. >> all right, yes, we have been following it for more than a week now and i am afraid it hasn't moved very much. it is showing some good signs. starting to pick up the pace and to make that curve towards the northeast we have been waiting for
Oct 29, 2012 7:00pm PDT
rockies may see as much as 30 centimeters of snow. getting up to 25 in los angeles, 24 in houston. temperatures very chilly. look at this only 9 degrees in chicago. 13 in toronto and 8 degrees in washington, d.c. it will be much cooler than these actual numbers. here is the extended forecast. >> that's all for this edition of "newsline." thanks very much for joining us.
Oct 19, 2012 7:00pm PDT
stream here, oklahoma city on the warmer side. 22 degrees. los angeles in the 20s. houston warmer there at 29. staying above average here across the eastern seaboards. in the northern reaches, the pen pens, the british isles will look at unsettled and cool weather. very sunny and warm across central portions, vienna 17, berlin 20, rome 27 degrees. however, the unstable conditions will be prevailing across the berrian peninsula. additional precipitation could trigger mudslides. hail and gusts are possible as well and the temperatures are cooling down. madrid only looking at 17 degrees. here is our extended forecast. >>> we'll be back with more updates in 30 minutes. from all of us here at nhk world thanks for joining us. have a great day wherever you are. >> hello, evod
Oct 10, 2012 5:00pm PDT
, bringing coastal rain and inland snow. temperatures looking like this. cooler than average in los angeles with a high of 20 degrees on your thursday. meanwhile, another chilly day for you in winnipeg with a high of only 7. on towards the east, below average along the eastern seaboard. only 16 in washington, c. 14 in new york city. down towards the south, 31 in houston and 28 in oklahoma city. that's it for me now. here's your extended forecast. >>> that's all for this edition of "newsline." i'm catherine kobayashi in tokyo. thanks for joining us.
Oct 16, 2012 5:00pm PDT
and there are warnings and watches posted to that effect. los angeles 35 degrees. no snow here. it stays hot in the south. even oklahoma city at 24 degrees is starting to cool down. i will leave you now with the extended forecast. >>> that concludes this edition of "newsline." thanks for joining us.
Oct 2, 2012 7:30am EDT
in los angeles. and that heat will be with you into wednesday. a check, yesterday, reached hurricane status again now. back done to a tropical storm. the one that just doesn't seem to die. been with us for three weeks. well it is going to be heading up towards the azures, tropical storm warning. 50 millimeters of rainfall. but by thursday. local time. should become an ex-tropical low finally and should start to see it dissipate after that. heading into europe. north western locations. still daeealing with low pressu. severe storms out of italy. in toward the balkans. it is going to be quiet, calm. central. southwestern locations. nice, warm. 24 degrees for you. 25 in lisbon. summer in athens. 34. many temperatures seasonally in between the mid and upper teens. here is your forecast now. ♪ ♪ >> one more story before we go. government officials are trying to ref of egypt's tourism. and they're holding a motor rally to lure back tourists following political unrest last year. >> the rally started at the foot of the pyramids near cairo. 36 vehicles from 16 european and asian countries
Oct 4, 2012 7:30am EDT
. not so for you in the south. 32,houston. 2 in atlanta. and, 26 degrees for you in los angeles. okay. we head on into europe. not much change in the north west. wet, windy. thunderstorms today, moving into towards finland. stretching down across northern france. there as it noth there its another low-pressure system. short term heavy rain in across southern portions of england. elsewhere, clear, calm. however, out across the southeast, around the black sea region, you will be seeing some thunder, lightning. maybe intense thunderstorms here. temperature thousands are not too bad. out east. looking in the upper teens. 20 degrees. we have 12 degrees in stockholm. little cooler here. but, down across the mediterranean. 29 in athens. actually see one more burst of warmth in the next couple days here in the southeast. leave you now to your extended forecast. >>> our top story once again. barack obama and mitt romney have met for their first debate. one month ahead of the presidential election. they spent most of their time are gug ov arguing over the economy. the debate took place in denver, c
Oct 10, 2012 7:30am EDT
thursday. down towards the south. looking nice and comfortable in los angeles. 21. you may see some showers, from tuesday night into your wednesday night. finally, let's go over to -- lots of things going on. moderate to heavy rain. strong wind, over, southern finland and baltimorec states. toward russia. the northcoast of poland. back behind it, a large, low-pressure system is approaching from the atlantic it is going to produce stormy weather, the northern half of the iberian peninsula by wednesday night. temperatures are looking quite mild, despite the rain in lisbon, 27 degrees. meanwhile, looking comfortable. 15 in london. 27 in paris. toward the east. dropping into single digitsen moscow as well as stockholm. that's it for me now. here is your extended forecast. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >>> that's all for now on this edition of "newsline." i am yuko aotani in tokyo. we'll be back at the top of the hour, so do join us then. tha thank you very much for watching.
Oct 11, 2012 7:30am EDT
. temperatures are above average in los angeles, only 20 degrees expected. up towards the north, chilly in winnipeg with a high of only 7. and below average along the eastern seaboard but hotter than average in the south. 29 degrees expected. i should say 28 degrees in oklahoma city and 31 in houston. all right. finally let's go over to europe. thick clouds are approaching western europe from the atlantic. right now thunderstorms gusty winds and lots of heavy rain are occurring in iceland in part of the british isles where wet and windy conditions will then spread through parts of the south italy over the next 24 hours. out east rainshowers in northwestern russia will be decreasing from your afternoon hours. but the next storm system is on its way from turkey. temperatures out looking like this. 9 degrees expected in moscow with rain, sunny skies, for stockholm with a high of 8 degrees. out toward the west, 18 in paris and 23 in madrid and rain in lisbon with a high of 23. that's it for me now. here's your extended forecast. >>> and that is all for now in this edition of "newsline." tha
Oct 16, 2012 7:30am EDT
in oklahoma city with 31 in miami. 32 in los angeles, expected to warm up to 35 by thursday. here's your extended forecast. >>> one more story before we go. living through the invention of radio, television, and the airplane, a 115-year-old in northwestern japan renewed his record as the world's oldest living man. jiro-emon kimura set a guinness world record for oldest man both last year and this year. he was born in april 1897. an editor went to kimura's home on monday and presented him with a certificate of the record. >> thank you very much. >> kimura worked at a post office and lived by farming after he retired. he spends much of his day in bed but does not have any significant health problems. he has 25 great grandchildren and 13 great great grandchildren. the guinness book says the world's oldest man to date christian mortensen from denmark lived 115 yards and 252 days before he died in 1998. kimura cold break that record if he lives to december 28th this year. >>> that's all for now on this edition of "newsline."
Oct 18, 2012 7:30am EDT
, only 12 degrees. meanwhile, 17 in seattle, to the south, unseasonably hot conditions remaining in los angeles, coming in at 31 degrees on your thursday. out toward the east, nice and comfortable along the eastern seaboard. 23 in washington, d.c.. finally, let's go over to europe. we are seeing a completely different picture between the u.s. and the rest of europe. this high pressure system is quite strong and stubborn, these low pressure systems cannot move toward the east. that means unstable weather will continue across the region as we head into the weekend. meanwhile nice clear skies for the rest of europe. temperatures much average than average. 17 degrees in vienna. meanwhile dropping down into the mid teens in lisbon. it should be cooling down into 15 degrees as we head into your friday. that is the weather for now. up next is your three-day outlook. >>> one more story before we go. the french queen marie antoinette is known for a life of luxury. now a pair of her slippers has sold for more than $80,000. about 80 of the queens personal items were put out for auction in paris. t
Oct 19, 2012 7:30am EDT
in central los angeles, commuters practiced evacuating. station officials helped passengers get off trains and walk along the tracks to the safety. >> any earthquake in the world that happens seems to, inspire people to take more interest in earthquakes. to get better prepared. and certainly, the earthquake in 2011, had, has, has done that. >> california has been hit by massive quakes in the past. experts say that if a 7.8 magnitude quake were to hit the state it could kill 2,000 people, injure 50,000 and cause $2.6 billion in damage. germans are on a mission to make their country nuclear free. they lead the world in solar power generation. but they also rely on wind as key source of clean energy. germany is investing hef leave in an offshore wind farms which can yield four times as much power as land based sources. now it is trying to figure out the next step. germany any first offshore wind farm went into operation three years ago. by 2020, the country aims to have 2,000 of these jigiant win fills in the north sea and baltic sea. the north seaport city is home to the latest wind power re
Oct 26, 2012 7:30am EDT
in los angeles. we have red flag warnings. for southern california. all right, moving into the philippines, and another tropical system is now moving over the south china sea. this is tropical system, expected to become a severe tropical storm within the next 24 hours. may make the second landfall in vietnam, some time between saturday afternoon into your sunday morning, local time. heavy rain, of up to 100 millimeters is likely, from tonight into saturday night. and more heavy rain, will be coming down in central and northern vietnam, over the weekend. as for the philippines, the stormiest conditions have, have been over. but heavy rain is continuing, as much as 150 millimeters or more likely in the upper part of the philippines including manila over the next 72 hours or so. as for the rest of the -- the east asia, rain is intensifying over the river valley that is going to be spreading into the korean peninsula as well as japan into the weekend. all right. finally let's go to europe. the main story is going to be a big temperature contrast between the north and the s
Oct 31, 2012 7:30am EDT
on show at the california science center. and in los angeles, in late september, it traveled through the city to its new home at the science museum, two weeks ago. visitors can take a close look at the shuttle's 24,000 heat resistant tiles and they can also view one of the blast engines. >> it is amazing. it is a great exhibit here. and actually get up so close and see all the tiles. and all -- everything. it's amazing. >> organizers say they're expecting 4,000 visitors on the exhibitions opening day. a homecoming in southwest china, giant pandas are returning to a conversation center. the displays, by the earthquake that hit the province in 2008. the quake did major damage to the breeding center. it has taken four years to repair. 18 pandas moved into the reopened facility on tuesday. >> this will be a mild storm for improving protection and research on pandas. >> the earthquake killed one panda at the center. 60 others are evacuated. and other facilities across the country. pandas are facing extinction. managers at the conversation center say they'll be working hard to increase the
Oct 17, 2012 7:00pm PDT
after 30 centimeters of snow is likely. temperatures are quite hot in los angeles. 31 degrees expected. that's about four degrees cooler than it was on tuesday, but still much above average. meanwhile, cooling down into the lower 20s in oklahoma city and mild conditions across the eastern seaboard. 23 in washington and 20 degrees in new york city. finally, let's go over to europe. we're seeing a quite different picture across the northwest and the rest of europe. a couple of low pressure systems are bringing strong winds and rain across the british isles. the western edge of the continent and the southern scandinavian peninsula because this high pressure system is quite stubborn. these low pressure systems cannot move towards the east. that means unstable weather will continue throughout the day. meanwhile, quite warm for this time of year. about 20 degrees in berlin and 17 degrees in vienna. warmer than average temperatures will likely continue as we head into the weekend. meanwhile, quite chilly in lisbon. only 15 degrees on thursday. here's the extended forecast. >>> a u.s. maker of